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Ms Amy Grant

Senior Visiting Fellow (2019-2020), School of Law


Agrant4@uclan.ac.uk

+357 24 694027

Qualifications

Juris Doctor (University of California Hastings College of Law, 1982)

Bachelor of Arts, Economics (University of Guelph, 1977)

Certified Information Privacy Professional, Europe CIPP/E (International Association of Privacy Professionals, 2018)

 

Specialization

Legal Issues with Emerging Technologies

 

Employment Track

List all previous relevant employment:
Senior Corporate Counsel, Tripwire Inc. (2013 – 2018)
IP and Contracts Specialist, Cascade Microtech (2011 – 2013)
Legal Director, Accero (2009 – 2011)
Sole Practitioner (1995 – 2003)
Principal, Technology Board of Trade (1990 – 1995)
Associate Counsel, Convergent Technologies (1985 – 1990)
Associate, Ware Fletcher Friedenrich (1982 – 1985)

 

Memberships (Academic/Professional)

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Association of Corporate Counsel
  • Oregon State Bar

 

Research Interests

  • Data privacy, data protection, and cybersecurity
  • Human rights, data privacy and other legal challenges with artificial intelligence
  • Data security, data privacy and compliance challenges with distributed ledger technology

 

Roles and Responsibilities (including past roles and responsibilities)

Teaching and Course Leadership 

  • Guest Lecturer on the LLB (2019-2020) Commercial Law (Year 4, Semester 2), Comparative Law (Years 1-2, Semester 2), Consumer Law (Year 3, Semester 1), Introduction to Business Law (Year 2, Semester 1), Introduction to Current Legal Issues in Cyprus (Years 1-2, Semester 1), Lawyers’ Skills and Personal Development (Year 1, Semester 1), Private International Law (Year 3, Semester 1)

 

Selective Publications 

  • ‘Copyright Protection for Firmware: An International View’ (1981) 4 Hastings International and Comparative Law Review, No. 3

 

Selective Conference and Seminar Presentations 

  • ‘Legal Issues to Watch for in Implementing AI-Enabled Services’ (The Cyprus Legal Conference, September 2019)
  • ‘How to Value Assets and Assess Risks’ (Protecting Your Intellectual Property: How to Value, Maximize and Enhance Your Assets, Practicing Law Institute, California, 1997)
  • ‘Case Studies: How It Works in the Real World’ (Protecting Your Intellectual Property: How to Value, Maximize and Enhance Your Assets, Practicing Law Institute, California, 1997)

 

Consultancy and CPD Training

  • Instructor, Software Licensing for Competitive Advantage, UC Berkeley Extension, 1996-1997

 

Scholarships/Awards

  • Fulbright Scholar (J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, 2019)

 

Other Scholarly and Outreach Activities